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Dublin: 13 °C Sunday 21 December, 2014

Today’s News

From The Score Remembering Páidí Ó Sé and David Gillick on mental strength; the week’s best sportswriting Essential Reading
From The Score Who deserves to win the RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year prize tonight? Contenders This post contains a poll

Who deserves to win the RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year prize tonight?

Katie Tayor, Jonathan Sexton and Rory McIlroy are all up for the big prize.

From The Score World champions and Man United debuts – Antrim’s 2014 sporting highlights Winning

World champions and Man United debuts – Antrim’s 2014 sporting highlights

It was also a very good year for Paddy Barnes, Tony McCoy and cycling enthusiasts.

From The Score ‘Every session he’s getting better and better’ – O’Connor impressed by fit-again Fitzgerald Rejuvenated

‘Every session he’s getting better and better’ – O’Connor impressed by fit-again Fitzgerald

The Leinster coach also had positive words for Noel Reid following their win on Friday.

Yesterday’s News

From The Score Seamus Coleman on the League of Ireland, Trap and Donegal’s Michael Murphy Interview

Seamus Coleman on the League of Ireland, Trap and Donegal’s Michael Murphy

The full-back is up for the RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year award this weekend.

From The Score Ireland’s Daryl Murphy is now the top scorer in the Championship Hot Shot

Ireland’s Daryl Murphy is now the top scorer in the Championship

Another Irishman, Jay Tabb, got the other goal, as Ipswich secured a big win over their promotion rivals.

From The Score ‘Tremendous leaders’ helped Leinster edge past Connacht – O’Connor Reaction

‘Tremendous leaders’ helped Leinster edge past Connacht – O’Connor

The coach singled out Shane Jennings and Kevin McLaughlin as being influential in the win.

From The Score Robbie and Claudine Keane pay a surprise visit to the Irish Special Olympics team Legend

Robbie and Claudine Keane pay a surprise visit to the Irish Special Olympics team

The striker called on the country to get behind the athletes due to compete at the World Summer Games next year.

From The Score Lance Armstrong hates it when you cheat at golf Interview

Lance Armstrong hates it when you cheat at golf

In an interview with Golf Digest, the 43-year-old insisted the sport was vastly different to cycling.

From The Score Who deserves to win the RTÉ Sport Team of the Year? Poll This post contains a poll

Who deserves to win the RTÉ Sport Team of the Year?

Six nominees have been selected for the prestigious annual prize.

Friday 19 December, 2014

From The Score Who are you backing for the RTÉ Manager of the Year prize? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Who are you backing for the RTÉ Manager of the Year prize?

The 10 nominees include Joe Schmidt, Brian Cody and Peter Taylor.

From The Score Celtic star offers to buy Xmas gifts for 5-year-old whose house was burgled Generosity

Celtic star offers to buy Xmas gifts for 5-year-old whose house was burgled

Thieves stole thousands of pounds as well as a Ford car from the home of Hearts fan Michael Wright.

Thursday 18 December, 2014

From The Score Liverpool fans think Neville is a better pundit than Carragher Objectivity

Liverpool fans think Neville is a better pundit than Carragher

Meanwhile, 31% of Man United fans named Luis Suarez as their Premier League player of 2014.

From The Score Angry Roy Keane called round to Tom Cleverley’s house after Villa bust-up reports Fury

Angry Roy Keane called round to Tom Cleverley’s house after Villa bust-up reports

The Sun claims that the Ireland assistant waited for 15 minutes outside the house of the on-loan player.

From The Score Is Cesc Fabregas the Premier League’s most influential player? These stats suggest so Difference Maker

Wednesday 17 December, 2014

From The Score We’ll Leave it There So: Kimmage on BOD’s book, McGregor’s RTÉ documentary and all today’s sport Wednesday

We’ll Leave it There So: Kimmage on BOD’s book, McGregor’s RTÉ documentary and all today’s sport

Also, Andy Lee returns home and Alan Brogan contemplates his Dublin future.

From The Score Dave Foley’s giant strides and GAA Allstars aplenty – Tipperary’s 2014 sporting highlights Memories

Dave Foley’s giant strides and GAA Allstars aplenty – Tipperary’s 2014 sporting highlights

Cathal Barrett winning Young Hurler of the Year and other memorable occasions.

Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From The Score GAA panellist and 6 other possible jobs for £25million-rated Thierry Henry at Sky Options

GAA panellist and 6 other possible jobs for £25million-rated Thierry Henry at Sky

The former Arsenal star today signed on to become an analyst.

From The Score Gary Neville’s brilliant analysis shows how David de Gea became world class MNF

Gary Neville’s brilliant analysis shows how David de Gea became world class

The pundit illustrated how much the Spanish international has improved in the three years since he joined United.

Sunday 14 December, 2014

From The Score Classy late Eriksen goal keeps Spurs well in the race for fourth Take A Bow

Classy late Eriksen goal keeps Spurs well in the race for fourth

A Harry Kane header had previously given Spurs the lead, before Wifried Bony equalised.

From The Score 5 talking points as Man United overcome Liverpool Analysis

5 talking points as Man United overcome Liverpool

De Gea Schmeichel-esque, Balotelli’s misery continues and more.

From The Score As it happened: Man United v Liverpool, Premier League Liveblog

As it happened: Man United v Liverpool, Premier League

Man United took on Liverpool in a potentially crucial game for both sides.

From The Score Mignolet dropped for Jones, as Wilson starts in United-Liverpool clash Changes

Mignolet dropped for Jones, as Wilson starts in United-Liverpool clash

The Belgian goalkeeper has been punished after a series of high-profile errors

Thursday 11 December, 2014

From The Score Arsene Wenger and ‘Let it Go’ from Frozen — together at last Satire

Arsene Wenger and ‘Let it Go’ from Frozen — together at last

This excellent parody combines the worlds of the Arsenal manager and the Disney movie.

From The Score One in five children think Jesus Christ plays for Chelsea – survey

One in five children think Jesus Christ plays for Chelsea – survey

They were given several options, including ‘X Factor contestant’ and ‘astronaut’.

From The Score Here are the 32 teams through to the Europa League knock-out stages Survivors

Here are the 32 teams through to the Europa League knock-out stages

The winners of the competition will earn a coveted place in the Champions League

From The Score You may be surprised by who completed the most passes in the Champions League group stages Accuracy

You may be surprised by who completed the most passes in the Champions League group stages

It is the first time in six years that no Barcelona player has made the top five.

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From The Score Gary Neville made an unfortunate choice of words on Sky last night Awkward

Gary Neville made an unfortunate choice of words on Sky last night

Jamie Carragher and Graeme Souness both struggled to contain laughter as a result.

From The Score The lights went out twice during the Besiktas-Tottenham game tonight Fail

The lights went out twice during the Besiktas-Tottenham game tonight

UEFA have yet to reveal the source of the problem that caused the stadium to suddenly descend into darkness.

From The Score Do you agree with our Champions League team of the week? Stars

Do you agree with our Champions League team of the week?

Samir Nasri, Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey are among the players to feature.

Wednesday 10 December, 2014

From The Score The Irish wrestler who’s living the dream in WWE Interview

The Irish wrestler who’s living the dream in WWE

Bray native Fergal Devitt chats to TheScore.ie about life with Vince McMahon’s company.

Tuesday 9 December, 2014

From The Score The brilliant Steven Gerrard free-kick that gave Liverpool late hope tonight A Boy Stevie

The brilliant Steven Gerrard free-kick that gave Liverpool late hope tonight

The hosts needed a win to progress in this evening’s clash.

From The Score We’ll Leave It There So: IRFU promote female referee, BOD’s baby gets €2 and all today’s sport Tuesday

We’ll Leave It There So: IRFU promote female referee, BOD’s baby gets €2 and all today’s sport

Meanwhile,Conor McGregor predicts exactly how long it will take for him to beat Dennis Silver.

From The Score Michael Carrick has made a big difference since returning to the United first team* Influence This post contains a poll
From The Score What Liverpool need and all the other CL permuations ahead of this week’s crunch ties State Of Play

What Liverpool need and all the other CL permuations ahead of this week’s crunch ties

Man City and Monaco are among the sides vying for a spot in the last 16.

From The Score 3 talking points from Man United’s fortuitous win over Southampton Analysis

3 talking points from Man United’s fortuitous win over Southampton

Can the Red Devils ‘do a Liverpool’ and more questions arising from the Monday evening kick-off.

Monday 8 December, 2014

From The Score ‘He’s abandoned ship!’ – Carragher absolutely hammers Mertesacker for his poor performance Video

‘He’s abandoned ship!’ – Carragher absolutely hammers Mertesacker for his poor performance

The ex-Liverpool centre-back held the German international largely accountable for failing to lead by example.

From The Score As it happened: Southampton v Man United, Premier League Liveblog

As it happened: Southampton v Man United, Premier League

Southampton took on Man United, as both sides sought to consolidate their place in the top 5.

From The Score Here’s how one GAA club is promoting health and mental wellbeing Initiative

Here’s how one GAA club is promoting health and mental wellbeing

18 clubs, including Castleblayney Faughs, currently participate in the GAA Healthy Club Project.

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